down proposal, which could be a final agreement. for example, republicans have been calling for these details, and the kind of thing they would like to know is if, just one example, if unemployment insurance is going to be extended, how would that be paid for? these are the sort of things that could be worked out tomorrow. senate republicans, the leader, mitch mcconnell, has made it clear today as dana reported, that he goes into this meeting looking to hear what the president is proposing, but speaker boehner, his office issued a statement sounding far less willing to compromise before this meeting than he did before his other meetings with the president. so optimism, that's not how i would characterize the mood around this town. there's some hope, not a lot of rosiness, though. >> dana, even if the house does get the chance to vote on some sort of deal, i mean, there's no guarantee speaker boehner can deliver his conference, right? he couldn't even get republicans to vote for his own bill.